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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 30, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                figt2 New Texas June 1989 Weather Water Comal Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Edwards Watch cfs down 11 cfs down 2 cfs up 6 down down Extended Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS A chance of showers or thunderstorms Sunday through Partly cloudy Hill Country and South Central Partly High in the Low in the Texas Coastal partly cloudy to High in the 80s beaches to 90s Low near 80 beaches to the 70s Lower Texas Rio Grande valley and partly cloudy to High in the upper 80s beaches to 90s Low near 80 beaches to the 70s Southeast Texas and the upper Texas partly cloudy to High in the 80s beaches to near 90 Low near 80 beach es to the 70s NORTH TEXAS Partly warm Lows in the Highs in the partly cloudy and warm with widely scattered And Lows in the Highs in the lower and mid Partly warm east with widely scattered thunder Lows in the Highs in the upper 80s to lower WEST TEXAS Isolated late afternoon and evening thunder storms east of the mountains each Otherwise mainly Temp eratures a little above Pan lows in the mid Highs upper 80s to lower South lows mid to upper Highs mid Permian lows upper Highs upper Concho lows near 70 to mid Highs mid to upper Far lows near Highs around Big lows from the lower 60s mountains to mid 70s along the Rio Highs from the lower 90s mountains to near 108 along the Rio Texas A flash flood watch remained in effect today for an area stretching from near the Louisiana border to the upper Texas the result of a stationary low pressure center that was centered just west of A line of thunderstorms deve loped east of the the remnants of Tropical Storm Alli and moved into Southeast Scattered showers and thunderstorms with patches of rain was falling over the upper coastal waters and in Southeast Scattered showers and thunder storms were forecast for parts of North Central and South Texas with isolated thunderstorms expected late today in West Mostly cloudy skies were forecast for East and Southeast Texas with generally partly cloudy skies High temperatures were expected to range from near 80 in Northeast Texas to 108 in the val leys of the Big Early morning winds were out of the north to northeast across much of North Northeast and South Central East to southeast winds were common in Southeast and West Far South Texas had southerly Wind speeds were mainly at 5 to Early morning extremes ranged from 63 degrees at the Guadalupc Pass to 83 at Laredo and the Naval Air Station in Corpus NBU receives award New Braunfels Utilities will be rec ognized for system achievement in July by the Texas Public Power NBU General Manager Robert Sohn announced the award during the regular board meeting He had been notified by Tom president of the Texas Public Power that the local utility com pany is to receive the 1989 TPPA Sys tem Achievement You work you keep your head and you dont always see what is going Sohn Its very gratifying to me for the The award recognizes outstanding achievement by TPPA member The presentation is scheduled for July 18 during the Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon in the Austin Stouffer Police jail suspect in poisoning Treaty Oak AUSTIN AP The Travis County district attorney praised an outpouring of support from the com munity for the historic Treaty Oak after a man was charged with felony criminal mischief in the poisoning of the Paul Stedman of was being held in lieu of bail in connection with the authorities announced in a Thursday news conference at the centuriesold Elroy is a community south of Authorities said the pouring of the powerful herbicide Velpar around the trees base may have occurred during some son of Police would not The arrest is a tribute to both the good work of the Austin Police Department and to the caring of this said District Attorney Ronald noting that several resi dents phoned in tips to The people who live here have a pretty high awareness of their envi ronment and take steps to preserve he Cullen was arrested at near a farm and ranch supply store where he said Austin Police John who investigated the The warrant said Cullen acquired Velpar through the An arrest warrant authorized by State District Judge Jon Wisser said Cullen poisoned the Treaty Oak in a Wisser said that before he signed the investigators told him Cullen had checked out books from the public library on black magic and the the AustinAmerican Statesman reported an unidentified suiptct in the poiioning had been try ing to cast a spell to protect a woman or because of a rivalry over a The judge also said police told him that CuUeo had a prison record for was known to carry a pistol and was believed to have mental dangerous Wisser Cullen was charged with second degree felony criminal mischief and faces a maximum of 20 years in pris on and a fine if A prior felony conviction would allow that to be raised to a firstdegree with a maximum punishment of life in prison and a Earle The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles said Cullen was released from prison on March after serv ing three months of a twoyear sen tence for burglary in Travis Cullen was under parole supervi sion until December said Karin spokeswoman for the board of pardons and Wisser said Jones told him he had listened to a tape on which Cullen said he poisoned the Jones said last week that several callers identified the same suspect and that the man sup posedly had told others about the Continued from Page 1 vide studies and reports to NBU along with several other Included in the services is a provi sion which states that the chamber will provide help as NBU needs it in dealing with the legislature and gov ernment General Manager Bob Sohn explained the chamber would act as a representative of the economic voice of New Braunfels in these Continued from Page 1 Seguin to pick up a flag to place in the Max Crow will teach a Defen sive Driving Course next week at Mountain Valley His class will be July 6 and 7 from 6 to 10 Call 9643491 to sign Safety First Defensive Driving Suit It gives us more than we had Burrus I feel they would have done this for us without it being spelled Tom president of the Chamber of is happy with the We have had an excellent relation ship with and we need to have that to have good economic develop he EDMONSON Continued fwm 1 rendered into a That amount waits to be former concessionaire of the cityowned Prince hS01ms Tube testified the wftnout terminated his lease to operate the tube chute and therefore lost He was asking for more than The city filed a countersuit approxi mately a month after the Hamptons suit denying the charges and indicated Hampton breached the cofleact by net paying a portion of the gross receipts the city was to Hampton claimed Tonish told peo ple Hampton was stealing tubes and said the tale slandered the Hampton name and Hamptons attorney Jack Borchers was unavailable for comment at press time Class sponsored by the Indepen dent Insurance Agents will July 10 and 11 from 6 to 10 or July 29 from 8 to 5 Classes are at the Holiday Call 6253736 to sign The Charles Rose Agency will offer DDC July 11 and 13 and again July 25 and 27 from 6 to 10 Call 6258081 or 6258576 to sign Democrats call plan a campaign strategy water Continued from Page 1 the time on the theyll be able to stop said D Port Prior to the authorities were hampered in efforts to stop boaters who were because there was no definition of what the level of intoxication We didnt file many cases because of the fact that we could not get a con said Dexter boating law administrator for Parks and The new law states that a person is declared drunk if they have a blood alcohol content of more Persons convicted under the law face a fine of between and or a maximum of 6 months in or The penalties escalate with each successive Burdett said Parks and Wildlife peace officers and local authorities will enforce the We certainly intend to make this a major education and enforcement Burdett If they are boat ing while then it would not be prudent to allow them to handle a boat he Linda who owns and oper ates Highland Lakes Marina on Lake Welcomed the new WASHINGTON AP Refor mers say President Bushs proposals for revising congressional campaign finances are And Demo crats say they amount to hardball par ty He has chosen to submit proposals that blatantly favor the Republican Party and jeopardize bipartisan efforts already underway to draft a cam paign reform said House Speaker Thomas Bush announced Thursday propos als he said would help curb the influ ence of special interests and reduce the advantage congressional incum bents have over We must do more to truly clean up the he Bush said he supported cutting back on the freepostage privilege for which he said pays for mass mailings that amount to politi cal He called for new laws to do away with the drawing of oddlyshaped congres sional districts to help certain Political action committees con nected with labor or trade groups should be he and contribution ceilings to other PACs cut from to But the president declined to endorse public financing of congres sional a favorite idea of many or overall campaign spending limits that have been urged by Democratic officials as well as pri vate Fred president of Common a goodgovernment group that has lobbied for changes in campaign said Bushs plan will not solve the basic campaign finance problems facing Congress To accomplish it would have also include overall spending lim public and shutting down socalled soft money pro hibited corporate and union financing that enters campaigns through loo pholes in current Bush said he would favor disclosure of soft Bob spokesman for the advocacy group Public said that in dismissing public financing and spending Bush tends to really allow the people with money to have undue influence in Bush said public financing would exclude individuals from the political process by denying them the oppor tunity to and spending lim its would discourage them from Continued from Page 1 attended the If we had left it up to the legislators to do two years from probably nothing would have Hollmig said three different users with specified interest the fight for water in the aquifer city of San Antonio wants water to grow farmers in Uvalde and Medina want water for irrigation and residents in Comal and Hays counties want to protect spring Weve got three different kind of people competing for a limited amount of Hollmig We have acre feet that we can use on the average every Since legislation didnt the Edwards board of directors are back at the drawing he It was a monumental accomplishment to hear San Antonio say for the first time were willing to limit our San Antonio has the money to but water from the Edwards is a cheaper proposition then purchasing surface They got the money to build sur face Hollmig Theyve got the money to do conservation San Antonio has the money to find new sources of water so the fact that they limited their pumping it doesnt mean their way of life San Antonio changes its Who knows if they are willing to limit their pumping what they are going to do he Edwards Aquifer supplies the prim ary source of drinking water for Com Medina and Uvalde DAVIS WE FOUND A NEW HOME The New Braunfels Board of REALTORS Moving to 295 East Mill Panel gives momentum to ban offshore drilling WASHINGTON AP A move to halt new offshore oil exploration is gaining momentum in Congress where the Exxon Valdez disaster hangs like an oil slick over the debate on opening new coastal areas to the petroleum The House Appropriations Com mittee approved legislation Thursday calling for a moratorium on new oil and gas exploratory leases along vast stretches of coastal waters from the Georges Bank off New England to Alaskas Bristol The measure is likely to clear the and the White House has begun to focus on the Senate in hopes of blocking final approval of the which President Bush maintains will threaten the countrys domestic ener gy The included in an billion fiscal 1990 money bill for the Interior prompted heated debate before clearing the committee by voice vote after two damaging amendments were defeated by votesof 2822 and But the debate made clear the deep concern felt by many members of Congress over the possibility of an oil spill a concern spawned by the March 24 Exxon spill in Alaska and intensified by three recent smaller spills in Rhode Delaware and Weve got to argued Silvio urging approval of the yearlong moratorium on further offshore oil exploration until better safeguards are shown to protect against an oil Weve seen whats happened in Prince William Sound in declared Sidney adding that the same potential dam age is present in other coastal Opponents of the which would prohibit the Interior Department from issuing offshore oil leases until October 1990 in the areas argued that such delays would seriously harm the countrys energy What were doing in the name of the environment is cutting off our domestic energy Were going to have brownouts and then there will be argued Bob Ralph argued that the Bristol Bay leases pose no environmental threat to the bay one of the countrys premier commer cial fishing although the oil would be transported by Closed June 28th Open Juhej 29th at the new Eye Openers By Henry Hull AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR AND VISION Antisocial aggressive behavior in children is often caused by uncorrected visual a recent study conducted by Southern California College of Optometry The child who is frustrated by poor school performance first distrupts his classroom and then may transfer this disruptive behavior to the When a child does not see well enough to read his homework assignments become a failure persists in the classroom and anger replaces Vision problems may start as early as kindergarten and increase through the years if they remain undetected and In the teon sometimes leads to acts of juvenile Since child gathers his primary information through it is imperative that the normal childs eyes function Many children who exhibit aggressive behavior in school and in the neighborhood have many One may be when the vision problem is corrected and school performance a childs social behavior Brought to you as a community service by Henry Hull 147 Fredericksburg 6255716 I bond at because it sounded like he was a fairly unst HvraldZtituns Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeitung at New CHERYL DuVALL DAVID KRAMER Editor and Publisher WANDA LASATER Managing Editor DARLENE MAHAFFEY Composing Room Supervisor Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager CAROL AVERY Circulation Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman delivery in Blanco and Kendall counties six Senior Citizens Discount Comal in Texas three six one year Mail outside Texas one hwe not recewcdyour newspaper by Tuesday through Fridvy or by coil 6269144 or 6581900 by 7 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